Peace Building

NRCAT release

NRCAT release seeking investigation of CIA's alleged medical torture of detainees after 9/11.

Truthout opinion: What we can learn from August 6 and 9

In this opinion piece, co-authored by AFSC's Jeff Napolitano,  August is commemorated as a month of memorial and actions for a nuclear free-world.

AFSC Supports New Civil Society in Mozambique

OCODEMA logo launch

Mozambican community members at logo launch

Community members pose in front of logo for new community organization, OCODEMA.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Anna Crumley-Effinger

Office: 215-241-7150

QUAKER GROUP SUPPORTS NEW CIVIL SOCIETY IN MOZAMBIQUE

After more than 30 years, AFSC leaves its work in good hands of OCODEMA 

Iowa Peace Initiative Conference

Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

This will be a statewide conference for all Iowa peace-movement people, planned by representatives of AFSC, PSR, UNA and several local groups. No formal speeches, just a stimulating day of discussions featuring Iowa groups plus a panel of national leaders from NEA Peace and Justice Caucus, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Veterans for Peace (all committed) and perhaps others. No registration fee. Lunch available for purchase.

Chicago Peace Day

Friday, September 17, 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

  
Join us for International Peace Day at Daley Plaza event on Sept 17 is from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm.

Discussing Peacebuilding at the UN

Andrew Tomlinson, QUNO Director, discusses peacebuilding with Ambassador Anne An

Andrew Tomlinson, QUNO Director, discusses peacebuilding
with Ambassador Anne Anderson, Ambassador Colin Keating, and
Professor Ed Luck.

In & Around the UN - June 2010

Discussing Peacebuilding at the UN

Andrew Tomlinson, QUNO Director, discusses peacebuilding with Ambassador Anne An

Andrew Tomlinson, QUNO Director, discusses peacebuilding
with Ambassador Anne Anderson, Ambassador Colin Keating, and
Professor Ed Luck.

An Update from the Quaker United Nations Office - June 2010

  • Finding the Heart of Peacebuilding
  • Haiti: Earthquake Response
  • Learning from Somali Peace Processes
  • China’s Changing Role at the UN
  • Preventing Election Violence in Burundi
  • Healing and Reconciliation in DRC
  • Nuclear Review Conference

 

Peacebuilding & the Security - Development Nexis

Paper presented at the EU-ISS seminar in New York on 26th April, 2010, “Peacebuilding and the Security-Development Nexus”, in Section 1 “Security, global governance and peacebuilding: What institutions and resources for sustainable peace?”

Eyes Wide Open: Interfaith Reflections

Eyes Wide Open, the American Friends Service Committee's widely-accalimed exhibition on the human cost of the Iraq War, features a pair of boots honoring each U.S. military casualty and a field of shoes to memoralize the Iraqis killed in the conflict.  Eyes Wide Open has toured to over 100 cities across the U.S. and has been visited by hundreds of thousands of people. 

IA Omer Organize the Hope

Omer, AFSC Peace Fellow in Iowa

Omer recently completed an AFSC Peace Fellowship, working to "Organize the Hope" at Central College in Pella, Iowa.

Who we are

AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more

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AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.

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